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Leukemia

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  • Kids with blood cancers enjoy a family party

    Party for Kids with pediatric blood cancers (and their families) Hosted by: Leukemia Research Foundation Cause: To provide 60 pediatric blood cancer patients and their families with a free, fun day of respite Date: Jan. 18 Location: Belvedere...
  • Ribbons honor sisters' fight against leukemia

    Ribbons honor sisters' fight against leukemia
    Pink and purple ribbons have sprung up throughout LaGrange Park to honor two sisters and their family's brave battle with leukemia. Becca Mueller lost her four-year struggle with the disease and complications Feb. 11. Funeral services for the 12-year-...
  • Loretta McC. Barrett, real estate professional and volunteer

    Loretta McC. Barrett, real estate professional and volunteer
    Loretta McC. Barrett, a retired Realtor whose career spanned 50 years, died of leukemia Tuesday at her Parkville home. She was 90. The daughter of Henry Lightner McCulloh, a stonemason, and Loretta Greene McCulloh, a homemaker, Loretta Catherine McCulloh...
  • Obamacare's guaranteed health coverage changes lives in first year

    Obamacare's guaranteed health coverage changes lives in first year
    Like many working Americans, Lisa Gray thought she had good health insurance. That was until she was diagnosed with leukemia in mid-2013, and the self-employed businesswoman made a startling discovery: Her health plan didn't cover the chemotherapy she...
  • Dr. James Schroeder, leader of Northwestern medical faculty, dies at 62

    Dr. James Schroeder, leader of Northwestern medical faculty, dies at 62
    Dr. James Schroeder, a physician and professor who took night classes to earn an MBA at Northwestern University because of his interest in health care policy, was for 10 years president and CEO of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. Dr....
  • On the home court with Brenda Frese

    “Markus and Tyler, did you both take your shoes off?” presses the twins’ mother, Brenda Frese. “And did you find all the balls downstairs?” comes the follow-up inquiry. “Mom!” cries Markus, struggling mightily...
  • Bone Marrow Foundation fundraiser set

    Bone Marrow Foundation fundraiser set
    Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation will have its fifth annual Walk for Life 5K on Sunday, Jan. 18 at Florida Atlantic University (777 Glades Road) in Boca Raton. The event will take place from 8 a.m. until noon. While the Boca Raton-based foundation...
  • Facebook Goes Viral For 'Photo Doggies for Anthony'

    Facebook Goes Viral For 'Photo Doggies for Anthony'
    Social media is typically littered with pictures of pets. But you may have noticed an event on Facebook lately that many of your friends are planning to attend – and it involves posting pictures of your dogs. If you have, don’t worry because...
  • Does Maryland have the political will to restore the bay?

    Does Maryland have the political will to restore the bay?
    On Oct. 4, Jay Sadowski, an avid fisherman and hunter, died of leukemia at age 59. The cancer was discovered while he was being treated for a flesh-eating infection he contracted while fishing in the South River near where Gov. Larry Hogan lives. The...
  • Sunrise resident saves woman's life with stem cells

    Sunrise resident Jessica Offir didn't know that when she swabbed her cheek at a donor drive in college that a few years later she'd save the life of another woman. Offir received a call in mid-2009, saying she was a match for a woman with leukemia and...
  • Tom O'Brien retiring to beach after distinguished 40-year coaching career

     Tom O'Brien retiring to beach after distinguished 40-year coaching career
    CHARLOTTESVILLE — Marine Capt. Tom O'Brien had two options in 1979: remain in the service and ship out to Okinawa, or become a full-time assistant football coach at the United States Naval Academy, his alma mater. "Took me about five seconds to...